(Apologies in advance for the short term ‘wiki’ look of these show notes, the public wiki will be up soon!)
This week Anthony Gartner, Chris Gerling, Chris Mills, Jason Mueller discuss the latest computer security news. Â Special guest, Chris Wilson, talks about the increase of traffic on port 808.
Episode 10 – A milestone!
We are all still alive even though the CERN Particle Collider has been started up.
OpenSource Projects, Software, Patches
Obama Sex Video Spam
New SecuraBit VPS! (We have since cancelled and will be moving to something else soon) Â
Â Â Â Â Linode with CentOS. However, no SELinux available
Â Â Â For CentOS help go to: #CentOS on irc.freenode.net
Tips for configuring the new server:
Â Â Â -Disable root login on ssh
Â Â Â -Good passwords
Â Â Â -Lock down all unnecessary ports
The Securabit guys started using the CentOS distribution because of its interconnections with Snort
Â Â Â Â See InternetSecurityGuru.comÂ for details on how to configure Snort on CentOS
In non-security related news:
Â Â Â Â Steve Jobs Apple Special Event “Let’s Rock”
Â Â Â Â Apple did update QuicktTime and Bonjour
Â Â Â Â Netbooks are everywhere: Even Commodore joins Netbook Crowd
Â Â Â Milworm Chrome Exploit/Vulnerabilities: Six different Exploits/VulnerabilitiesÂ to date
Â Â Â Â Germany says do not use Google Chrome
New Microsoft/Jerry Seinfeld commercial analysis
New Microsoft Mouse
Anthony recently had a laptop theft and recommends the following sites to learn how to secure your computer:
Â Â Â Â Schneier and portable device security
Â Â Â Risk of losing portable devices
Latest happenings with Securabit Looking for a Team and mentoring atmosphere Coming soon: New Site/wiki/forums on a VPS
Chris Mills talks about his employer Security Expo where they showed off Rainbow Tables/Ophcrack and Driftnet
Special Guest: Chris Wilson
Â Â Port 808
traffic is up over the last 24 hours.
Â Â WinHole Trojan
is what was noted as causing this traffic in the past. Â Â